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English definition of “shut sth off”

shut sth off

(SUPPLY) phrasal verb with shut     /ʃʌt/ verb [I or T] (present participle shutting, past tense and past participle shut)
to stop the supply of something: Did you remember to shut off the water and gas before you left the house ? Oil supplies have been shut off.Cancelling and interrupting
(Definition of shut sth off (SUPPLY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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